The Telegram messaging app is used by over 200 million people around the world and has proven to be a great communication vehicle for individuals and companies. Unfortunately, Telegram is also an attractive target for bad actors looking to exploit the platform and people. From cryptocurrency stealers and miners, Telegram has seen its fair share of scams.
Today we are pleased to announce that Basis Technology has become a PolySwarm customer. Basis Technology’s incident response software, Cyber Triage™, plays an important role in the fight against cybercrime; PolySwarm will now help enhance this critical technology.
PolySwarm started out with Medium as its content publishing tool. We created great, informative content; from stories on what it's like to be a woman in cybersecurity, to deep dives into technical topics like the 'commit and reveal scheme' on blockchain (and how its leveraged on PolySwarm). Recently, we created a new blog within the PolySwarm's web ecosystem, blog.polyswarm.io. This is where we will be publishing content moving forward.
“It’s a legitimately fascinating concept…kind of like bug bounties for both incumbent and niche AV engines.” This is what Patrick Gray said recently about cybersecurity startup PolySwarm on his podcast Risky Business.
Steve Bassi talks to BlockTempo TV about PolySwarm’s threat detection marketplace, a VirusTotal alternative that provides intelligence on malicious files and URLs. Bassi talk here about how PolySwarm can help curb cybercrime, plus his thoughts on the WannaCry attack and what blockchain projects need to be successful in 2019 and beyond.